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    February 27, 2013
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wawona and up to west street. we are about to get the repair done. >> reporter: there are a couple of unique things about this break one you told me earlier was under the road and another thing about how large this pipe was. could you please talk to us about that? >> the brake happened under the road. the water pushed out but you don't see a major sinkhole there. it pushed out on the side i learned and flooded out into this intersection. all the dirt clogged the catch basins and storm drains so the water had nowhere to go. the 16" line is a distribution line so our residential lines are a lot smaller than that. that's why in this area no one is impacted on the water service. that's one positive note out of this. but we want to make sure we clean up the homes in the area and also get the water line repaired. >> reporter: thank you, tyrone, for joining us. i know you have a lot of work ahead of you. we appreciate this and the work you're doing for us. there will be a major clean-up, a digup of the area in a few moments but we'll be sure to update you as we get more
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information. reporting live from san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> this affects a lot of people in the neighborhood. are they saying anything? have you talked to them this morning? >> reporter: yes, i did speak with one neighbor just a few moments ago who says his basement has been flooded and about 2 to 3 feet of water. he was awoken when he heard a lot of these car alarms and all this noise and saw that water pool up in this area. he is trying to pump it out. >> cate, do you know how quickly the water came and went away? >> i'm not sure on how fast this happened. but it appears from what i have heard from neighbors and officials, it seems this happened quickly. with the water main break it's hard to tell. i'm not sure how quickly it all pooled up in the area but as you can see we are at the foot of it and that's why it collected right around here at this intersection. >> certainly a big mess for crews to clean up. cate caugiran live in san
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francisco, thank you. 5:03. we are getting new information about what may have led to two deadly police shootings down in santa cruz. two plainclothes police detectives shot to death on duty and the suspect was killed in a shootout with other police officers. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec reports from santa cruz. >> reporter: behind me is that scene the latter scene that you mentioned where the suspect was shot on doyle street. santa cruz sheriff's officers are investigating this and it could take days or even weeks to wrap up this investigation. but we do know the basics right now. this is the man officers say shot and killed two santa cruz detectives yesterday afternoon. 35-year-old jeremy goulet who lived in santa cruz some say worked at a harbor coffee shop,
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these are the fallen officers, sergeant loran butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. investigators say the officers were talking outside of his home on branciforte. they were there for a investigation when goulet opened fire killing them both. and goulet then took off. officers caught up with him on nearby doyle street and they say he shot first at them, they returned fire and goulet was shot dead. >> kind of chaotic. people didn't know what was happening. >> i started walking down the street and the gunfire started in front of me about 15 feet in front of me so i hid behind my car and ran. >> reporter: very scary scene for people living and working around this area. to be sure there weren't suspects still on the loose s.w.a.t. officers broke down doors in the neighborhood and four schools were locked down. once they reopen doyle street things should be back to harm in million in downtown santa cruz. there is a memorial at the
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santa cruz police department. live in santa cruz, anne makove kpix 5. >> a suspect friend said what? >> recently the suspect goulet had been depressed even suicidal and said something along the lines that he was going to go down, he was going to go down hard. we also know that goulet had an arrest on friday night for disorderly conduct. >> anne makovec live or for us in santa cruz, thank you. shooting suspect jeremy goulet does have a criminal record as ann said. he was arrested in portland after a man caught him peeping through a window as his girlfriend was taking a shower. goulet's gun went off during a struggle and the boyfriend bit off part of goulet's ear. goulet was put on probation but decided to serve two years in jail because he couldn't get along with his probation officer. the santa cruz police chief says his department is like family. the chief was emotional as he tanked about the two slain
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detectives. one of the victims was detective elizabeth butler. >> elizabeth is a 10-year veteran of the santa cruz police department currently assigned to investigations. she leaves behind her partner peter and her two young boys. >> also killed was detective sergeant loran butch baker with the santa cruz police department for 28 years. he leaves behind his wife, two daughters and a son, who also works for santa cruz police department. the other big story this morning pope benedict xvi spoke to thousands this morning as he made his final public appearance in st. peter's square as the pope. vinita nair joins us now live from the vatican with more on this sendoff to retirement. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're a full nine hours later near rome so sort of good afternoon here. but it was a very exciting day here in rome. about 150,000 people packed
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into st. peter's square and it was an emotional farewell to the pope. pope benedict rode through the popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will keep the faithful in his prayers and has great trust in the future of the church. tomorrow he will become the first pope to abdicate in 600 years. this group of pilgrims from the pope's home country of germany took an overnight bus to rome. he says, it's a historic event naturally we want to be part of it. vatican officials say even in his retirement, pope benedict will be known as emeritus pope. so when a new pope is elected there will be two popes living just a few yards away from each other here in vatican city. critics suggest having two popes both with the same key aides serving them is going to
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cause conflict but the vatican insists while the situation is unique, no trouble will arise. pope benedict will be called your holiness and will continue to wear a white robe. but he is trading his famous red shoes for a brown pair he received on a trip to mexico. >> when the pope was asked what he wanted to wear, he told, i want the shoes from leone in mexico. >> reporter: pope benedict asked the faithful to pray for the cardinals who will choose his successor. 115 cardinals under the age of 80 will vote in a secret election early next month. certainly one of the questions people here in rome have been asking are what exactly will this pope do now that he is in retirement? the pope has said he wants too rededicate himself to prayer and meditation. he basically says we will not see him after he abdicates tomorrow. >> can you tell us, what is it an emotional address his last sermon today to all the people
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there in st. peter's square? >> reporter: you know, talking to clergy in anticipation of this final audience, they had told me that this particular pope is very controlled. he is someone that won't get emotional. but i have to say, watching this speech and seeing him, there were some emotional moments. he took a little longer than people expected to go around and say hello to everyone and there was a moment towards the end after he had finished speaking because keep in mind, he said his speech in close to 9 languages, that he just took a moment to look around and while there were no tears, there certainly was a feeling of emotion. >> it's an exciting time for the catholic church and we'll see how it all unfolds in the next couple of weeks when they elect a new pope. vinita nair live for us in vatican city, thank you. 5:10 right now. let's check the weather. pretty warm. >> it has been something else. and we are going up from here. some temperatures by the end of the week may be up in the mid- 70s. how about that? something else. trying to find rain and we might see a few of those on the way, as well.
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out the door it is clear. a little hazy out over the bay but looking good. some freezing temperatures though showing up now in some of the valleys. down to 32 degrees and freezing in santa rosa, 41 in san jose. 46 in san francisco. 37 degrees in livermore. a flat ridge of high pressure sitting overhead and because it's flat keeping the jet stream to the north but from time to time, we are going to see a few passing high clouds. that will be the worst that we see today. temperatures are going to be impressive on the warm side again usually in low to mid- 60s. by this afternoon, upper 60s wouldn't be surprised if we saw 70 outside. about 68 in san jose. 62 in san francisco and sunny and 69 degrees in concord. more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. and outside, here's a live look at the san mateo bridge moving fine in both directions. over at the bay bridge they just picked up a lot of overnight roadwork that was in lanes heading towards the pay gates and on the upper deck. we can show you a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of overnight roadwork has been picked up now that we're past 5:00. let's go to the maps.
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we have been watching the breaking news on city streets in san francisco's westportle neighborhood. avoid 15thth of and wawona. there is a major water break going on. southbound 280 approaching highway 1 should be wrapping up. there are delays in the area. time now 5:12. let the blame game begin. how hard california will be hit by the sequester. >> fists fly in indiana when the warriors were playing the pacers. what sparked the brawl coming up. >> and an airport temper tantrum and the reason he flipped out is probably something that's happened to you.
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grown man's temper tantrum in the middle of an airport security checkpoint in china. travel is stressful but check out this grown man's temper tantrum in the middle of an airport security checkpoints. this is in china. he is not going to take it anymore! chinese official completely lost it trashed a boarding area after he and his family missed
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not one but two flights and when he couldn't breakthrough the glass door he slammed the sign on the desk. he since apologized but now is a youtube sensation. >> he was a little angry there. congressional republicans and democrats still are miles away interest a deal to ad volunteer $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. those cuts will take effect less than two days from now unless there is a last-minute agreement. >> we should not have move a third bill before the senate gets off their ass and begins to do something. >> i think he should understand who is sitting on their posterior. we're doing our best here to pass something. the speaker is doing nothing. >> in california, some fiscal experts predict the cuts will cost the state 225,000 current and future jobs. other potential losses include $670 million in federal grants and more than $3 billion in
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statewide military and defense revenue. those spending cuts could also have a big effect on the nation's air traffic control system. transportation secretary ray lahood said staff furloughs could force 100 air traffic control centers to close. the cutbacks would mostly affect smaller airports like sonoma county. >> a lot of people in sonoma county use this as a transportation hub for business. if that's impacted i have to go hours to oakland or san francisco to make the same flight. >> the federal government does have guidelines for take-offs and landings without air traffic control towers. 5:17 now. former u.s. senator chuck hagel set to be sworn in this morning as the new secretary of defense. the 7 week fight over the nomination ended yesterday as the senate voted 58-41 to confirm him. hagel is a republican but got the votes of only four fellow republican senators. many in the gop feel he is
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hostile towards israel and too soft on iran. 5:17 right now. we are continuing to follow this breaking news in san francisco. a big water main break causing a mess in one neighborhood. >> 1.5 feet deep water and a lot has gone down since. >> backed up to it. we are talking about west portal neighborhood the area near 15th and wawona. look at this video incredible stuff. homes and cars flooded. use west portal in the meantime. elsewhere a live look outside overnight roadwork was picked up in oakland and san leandro. to the maps, if you are traveling westbound 580 brake lights in the eastbound direction going against the commute, possibly because of this overnight roadwork still in lanes until 11:00 this morning approaching north greenville road. elsewhere that southbound 85
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fremont avenue on-ramp also remains shut down until 6:00 this morning. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> all right. we have a lot of sunshine coming our way today. outside right now a little chilly in spots. some of the temperatures actually down to freezing right now in some of the valleys. it is nice and clear though in most spots. by the afternoon, what a beautiful day it's going to be. temperatures running well above average for this time of year into the upper 60s and maybe some low 70s even today mid-60s inside the bay. and mostly sunny skies just a few high clouds and 60s at the coastline. flat ridge of high pressure keeping the jet stream to the north. that means we are going to keep things dry for now and the temperatures are going to warm up very nicely just a few passing clouds from time to time rolling right over the top of that ridge. otherwise looking good into the afternoon. computer models picking up on high cloud cover that will pass through toward the afternoon. just come and go making for a beautiful sunset tonight and more clouds tomorrow but actually some warmer temperatures. how about this for highs around the the state? 60s into the central valley, upper 40s in lake tahoe, 56
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yosemite. bay temperatures well into the 60s. maybe some low 70s in the south bay. east bay temperatures in the upper 60s in many spots. and inside the bay we'll find sunshine and very comfortable temperatures mid-60s into oakland. next couple of days even warmer. and can you believe that? by friday maybe some mid-70s. it's going to be something else. slight chance of sprinkles north of the golden gate bridge late saturday night into sunday. then there is a chance of rain for everyone next tuesday. small but that's way out there. >> what am i going to do this weekend, it's going to be so nice? >> i'm wearing shorts. i got news for you. >> get a tan. >> oh, no! [ laughter ] >> thank you. 5:20 now. the families of that bay area couple that went off to peru are speaking after the news the couple is okay. a lot of folks thought they were lost but the u.s. embassy officials say jamie neal and garrett hand got lost in a small village with no ability to contact their family members. well, they were spotted on a boat near a remote village. jamie's sister says she is
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excited but still a little skeptical. >> i said they should be arriving in ecuador at the border and that's then when someone will physically see that it's them. >> they were on a cycling trip in south america. they hadn't been heard from in more than a month. i guess they were facebooking all their pictures. all of a sudden they stopped for a month but apparently, at least so we hear they're okay. >> hopefully. that's great to hear. 5:21 right now. coming up, the hardest shot in bowling and you'll only see it here. >> all right. that's a tease. plus, a fight breaks out at the warriors game and indiana. what sparked this ugly brawl? when we come back. za it seems our angels have been busy building a new stronger angel soft®. it's built with two softshield™ layers. stronger, holds up better,
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lysol disinfectant spray and share your own story on facebook. during the warriors game at indiana. it happened in the fourth quarter... david lee and roy hibber well, there might be some suspensions stemming from the shoveling match during the warriors game at indiana and maybe a fine or two, as well. it happened in the 4th quarter. david lee and roy hibbert started shoving one another under the bucket. it got ugly. watch steph curry get thrown off like that. tossed to the side. hibbert by the way is 7'2." he is a big guy. the refs called six technical fouls. hibbert was tossed from the game. the warriors lost 108-97. sharks back home hosting the colorado avalanche. ga lard did i gets his first goal of the year on a pass from
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james shepherd giving san jose a 2-1 lead. it came down to a shootout though. patrick marleau with the decisive goal in the fourth round. that's it. sharks win 3-2. it's their 8th straight win over the avalanche and where are they from? >> from colorado. >> just checking. nothing more difficult in bowling than trying to spare on the dreaded 7-10 split. micah kovanimi pulled off the near impossible feat last week and hits the 10 it kicks over and knocks the 7 out and that my friend is your play of the day. >> he usually put a spin on it to kick it but he hit it on the left side and enough spin bounced it over to grab the 7. >> that's amazing. >> so we got it all today. bowling, play of the day. 5:25 right now. cars submerged and holes flooded. >> reporter: we're live in san
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what you're looking at is what we're told by san francisco's water department is sewage. >> cars submerged, homes flooded in another major water main break. >> a possible sinkhole is forming. >> this is the darkest day in the history of the santa cruz police department. >> two officers shot and killed in the line of duty. >> i heard another round of 40 to 50 very fast gunshots. >> the santa cruz police
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department only has about 100 sworn officers. so the loss of two of them is devastating for this department. >> 100,000 people flocked to st. peter's square for pope benedict's emotional good-bye. >> congress plays the blame game with two days to go until the sequester spending cuts. >> we should not have to move a third bill before the senate gets off their ass and begins to do something. >> we're doing our best here to pass something. >> and beer lovers accuse budweiser of diluting drinks. >> it now may take a lawsuit to prove that true or false. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's wednesday, february 27. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. a broken water main flooded streets and homes. it is a mess out there.
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one car is buried. >> at least a dozen homes are affected by this water main break on 15th and wawona. this is in the city's west portal neighborhood. and that's where we find kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran. and cate, you talked to one of the neighbors who saw his basement flooded. >> reporter: yeah. it was an unfortunate thing for that neighbor who just moved to this neighborhood two weeks ago. so it's not the welcome he was expecting. utility workers are trying to continue the clean-up effort that's under way. they are digging into the road to get to the heart of that break and asatisfies what damage has been done. cars were halfway submerge in the flood. one showed how bad the damage was. the break happened around 3:00 this morning. it happened under the roadway. earlier we got reports of a
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sinkhole forming and that was a concern for utility crews but it appears the break formed a crack off to the side of a sidewalk. it created a lake at wawona and for a dozen neighbors it gathered inside their homes. >> our house is under 3 feet of water. we're grabbing anything we could. we just moved in two weeks ag. >> reporter: i asked the department why there was so much water here and the public information officer told me that most water main lines are about 6 to 8 inches but this line was 16" double that size, why so much water pooled in the area. roads will be shut down in this part of the neighborhood for the day as workers try to repair the damage. i have some good news for
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people here in the area. even though or despite the water main break it hasn't affected any utilities in the area. so people should still have running water this morning. reporting live in san francisco's west portal neighborhood, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you. you may recall just last week, a broken water main in the city's north beach neighborhood sent water shooting down mason and filbert streets. >> pse crews had to dig up the road and cable cars were rerouted. >> it's a problem with the old infrastructure. >> but at least the crews have the experience to get it done and it looks like a big mess on their hands this morning, as well. in other news a memorial is growing in honor of the two santa cruz police detectives that were killed in the line of duty. >> they were responding to a call when they were shot and killed yesterday afternoon. a short time later and a few blocks away, the suspect was killed in a shootout with other police officers. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is down in santa cruz with developing news about what may
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have led to the shootings. >> reporter: in the meantime, law enforcement is wrapping up the work here at the scene where the suspect was shot doyle drive. they have been collecting evidence and cleaning up all night long at doyle street. when it comes to this investigation, they say it's going to take days or even weeks to complete the investigation. we do know, though, that this is the man that police say shot and killed two santa cruz detectives yesterday afternoon. 35-year-old jeremy goulet who lived in santa cruz and worked at a coffee shop on the harbor. these are the fallen officers, sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. investigators say the officers were talking outside of goulet's home on branciforte very close to both shooting scenes. they were there for an investigation when goulet opened fire killing them both. >> i have known both of these officers for long, long time and there just aren't words to describe how i feel personally
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about this and how my department's reacting to this horrific horrific tragedy. >> reporter: investigators say goulet took off after the shooting but officers caught up with him on nearby doyle street. it's about a half block away. they say he shot first at them, they returned fire and goulet was killed. to be sure there weren't any other suspects, s.w.a.t. officers then broke down doors in the neighborhood and put four schools on lockdown. once they reopened doyle street here behind me, things here in downtown santa cruz should be returned to normal. we did see them towing away a couple of cars. we don't know if they are related to the investigation or just cars that needed to be moved out of the couple of parking lots that are here the driveways behind me. we are going to hear more from the santa cruz county sheriff's office leading the investigation later on this morning. live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. shooting suspect jeremy
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goulet has a criminal record from an incident in 2007. he was arrested in portland, oregon after a man caught him peeping through a window as his girlfriend took a shower. goulet's gun went off during a struggle and the boyfriend bit off part of goulet's ear. goulet was put on probation but decided to go to jail for two years instead because he couldn't get along with his probation officer. and the santa cruz police chief says his department is like family. the chief was very emotional as he talked about the two slain detectives last night. one of the victims was detective sergeant loran "butch" baker. >> butch was a 28-year veteran of the santa cruz police department. he was a long-time friend of mine, a mentor. he leaves behind a wife, two daughters and a son, who actually works for my department as a community service officer. >> detective elizabeth butler was also killed. she was a 10-year veteran of
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the department in santa cruz. she leaves behind a boyfriend and three young boys. three people dead and 7 injured in a workplace shooting in switzerland at a lumber company in the central part of the country wes of lucerne. the shooter opened fire in the cantina and then killed himself. these are the final hours on the job for pope benedict xvi. an estimated 150,000 people gathering in vatican city today as the pope addressed his final general audience and this is a live look right now at st. peter's square where you can see a lot of people still out there. they are witnessing history as benedict is the first pope in 6 centuries to abdicate. the pope thanked his cardinals and colleagues for their guidance and for respecting his decision to abdicate. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> the pope's resignation
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officially takes effect tomorrow morning about 11:00 tonight pacific time. then he will fly by helicopter to the papal residence south of rome. >> maybe a vacation is in order. >> yeah. he may take one. >> it's going to be an exciting couple of weeks because there's so much history in the election of a new pope. >> we are witnessing history right now. how about some weather? >> let's do it. >> thinks historical. the sunshine just continues around the bay area. looks like today no exception. starting out chilly. we have some freezing temperatures showing up in the valleys but what an afternoon. it may be as much as 40 degrees warmer in some spots. freezing in santa rosa at 32. 41 in san jose. 46 in san francisco. and 39 degrees in concord. i think as we look toward the afternoon, we are going to see amazing temperatures again. 69 in cupertino. about 68 in san jose. wouldn't be surprised if we saw some low 70s into the south
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bay. also into the east bay upper 60s all around. and it's going to be gorgeous sunshine just in a couple of occasional high clouds outside. about 6 2 degrees in san francisco. 66 in oakland. looks like 65 in hayward. so some beautiful weather to come even nicer weather on the way but we have actually put a couple of raindrops back in the forecast. we'll tell you when in a few minutes. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> things are starting to slow down. highway 4 we just started seeing brake lights now from a street. no delays through pittsburg-bay point. westbound 580 in the commute direction as well 22 minutes from the altamont pass. eastbound 580 approaching north greenville road overnight roadwork they have just one lane open. city streets in san francisco's west portal neighborhood the streets are blocked off due to a huge water main break submerging cars near 15th and
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wawona street. you will definitely want to avoid the area. use west portal instead. meantime construction continues as well in daly city causing slight delays. southbound 280 approaching highway 1 sounds like they have a couple of left lanes blocked for another hour and a half or so. 40 bart trains on time. muni, caltrain and ferries and ace look good. back to you guys. >> thank you. 5:40. the next step for a labor day bash on the new bay bridge approving the big party budget. the bay area toll authority will take up the $5.6 million contract today. the party will start after a five-day shutdown of the bridge traffic. that's when 125,000 people will be allowed to walk across the new eastern span before it finally opens to traffic. the new span opens in just over 6 months. that's labor day weekend. and, of course, kpix 5 your official television station for the opening ceremonies in september. and if you are counting, 187 delays to go. free rides for city kids
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start friday on muni. the pilot program offers lower income youth a free pass for 16 months. advocates have been pushing for the program for the last couple of years as the san francisco unified school district cuts back on buses and transit fares have gone up. an oakland couple feared missing in peru may have been found. their families are expecting more details today from the u.s. embassy. peruvian and embassy officials say jamie neal and garrett hand were spotted on a boater in a remote village. a plane has been deployed to find them. the couple was on a cycling trip to south america and they hadn't been heard from in more than a month. 5:41. it's payback for parents, i guess. why apple is handing out millions of dollars in i tune credits. >> it's america's most famous beer. why budweiser is accused of skimping on the buzz.
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secretary of defense at the pentagon. u.s. senator chuck hagel has just been sworn in as the new secretary of defense at the pentagon. the bitter seven-week fight over his nomination ended yesterday as the senate voted 58-41 to confirm him. hagel is a republican, but he got the votes of only 4 republican senators. many in the gop feel he is hostile towards israel and a little too soft on iran.
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and, of course, takes over for leon panetta, who is a california guy. going back to the monterey area to do something that we all hope to do someday. >> what's that? >> retire! [ laughter ] >> yes. good for him. he has had a busy four years. >> not anytime soon. somebody who is very busy this morning is elizabeth, still tracking that water main break in san francisco. >> yeah. what we have confirmed is that 15th and wawona that intersection is definitely shut down. you have to see these pictures from the scene. it's pretty incredible stuff, cars completely submerged in five feet of water. this is a huge water main break. i haven't seen anything like this. look at that car there in all that water. so obviously the roads are not passible. this is in san francisco's west portal neighborhood. it sounds like right now you can get by using west portal or pass north along vicente street. this is a residential area not hugely traveled but if you live in this area, obviously, it is a big problem. live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so far no metering lights some very slight delays in a couple
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of the cash lanes. to the maps, showing you the right along westbound 580 flying through the altamont pass brake lights from 205 out of tracy to grant line road and it continues through to the dublin interchange. drive time in the yellow up to 23 minutes between the altamont pass and 680. roads in the east bay 65 miles per hour now if you are traveling through berkeley. here's a live look approaching ashby avenue. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> a lot of sunshine coming our way and the unseasonably warm temperatures likely to continue but if you are heading out right now, it's actually freezing in some of the valleys. temperatures there taking a major dip overnight with mostly clear skies, well down into the 30s. we have 40s inside the bay. and out along the coastline. this afternoon, we're all enjoying some sunshine and some high clouds and the temperatures going to soar well into the 60s and maybe a couple of low 70s the warmest spots inland. you will see 60s inside the bay
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and 60s, mostly sunny skies, at the coastline. a flat ridge across the pacific, we'll occasionally see high clouds from time to time but that will be the worst of it. otherwise, these temperatures will stay very mild and running above average. sfo a clear start no delays expected there, 60 by the afternoon. across the country a different story, dry and 72 at houston, 39 chilly dry into denver. snow in chicago and showers in new york. temperatures around the bay area today looking good. 69 degrees in morgan hill. about 68 in san jose. and 68 in sunnyvale. temperatures in the upper 60s maybe even a couple of low 70s wouldn't be surprised inland. inside the bay doesn't get much nicer than this time of year, 60s and lots of sunshine. and it looks like beautiful weather maybe even some mid-70s toward friday. the weekend, some changes, a slight chance of a couple of
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sprinkles thrown in saturday night and sunday a better chance of rain for everyone on tuesday. >> is it going to rain every day in april and may? >> i hope so. >> because we need it. >> absolutely. running below average now. >> all right. thank you. the midwest battling a second snowstorm in less than a week. weight from the fresh snow caused several roof collapses in missouri. in kansas city, heavy snow downed trees damaging cars and power lines. hundreds of flights are canceled and three people are dead due to the weather. kansas city declared a state of emergency and missouri has issued a rare no travel advisory. take a look at this. gusty winds in texas left this mess for one homeowner. tons of tumbleweeds. wow. josh pittman said he recently tore down a fence that would have protected his home from the tumbleweed attack. he expects to spend the rest of the week cleaning up. maybe it would take two weeks. look at that. >> they don't weigh much.
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>> it's hiding the who us. >> throw them in your neighbor's yard. >> amazing. >> cool. >> u.s. stock futures are rising this morning. >> wall street rallied after reassurance from the central bank. ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us from new york. >> good morning. [ pause ] >> well, we thought we had ashley. >> yeah. i think i we're having some trouble with her microphone. >> the marcel marceau variety. >> we'll check in with her later. how about some apple news? they have agreed to settle a lawsuit by handing out more than $100 million in itunes store credits. the move comes after claims that apple inappropriately charged children for playing games on their mobile devices. federal case centered on accusations apple didn't have adequate parental controls, to keep children in buying extra features while playing free games on apple devices. hearing on the proposed settlement is scheduled for friday in san jose. there is a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of what the
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attorney tells us is beer drinkers of america. the lawsuit accuses anheuser- busch of watering down its beer. brands like budweiser and michelob have 5% alcohol. lawyers claim the water cuts down alcohol content by as much as 8%. >> you don't have any sense that you're getting cheated on your amount? >> uhm, no. not really. i mean, i hope they're not watering it down. i drink it to catch a buzz, not to get hydrated. >> there you go. the lawsuits were filed in california, new jersey and pennsylvania. anheuser-busch calls the lawsuit groundless. >> hm. one of the silicon valley's wealthiest men has bought an airline now. >> oracle's ceo larry ellison purchased island air yesterday. all of the carrier's flights are within the state of hawaii. ellison already has an interest in the aloha state. last year he bought 98% of the island of lanai from billionaire david murdoch. >> he has to get to his island
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for crying out loud. >> this is how he is going to do it. >> a little chump change, buy an airline. >> i'd settle for a ticket on the plane to hawaii. a gold fortune up for grabs. a huge windfall coming to a bay area woman. >> and 14-foot great white kills a swimmer. the rare attack in a popular new zealand beach coming up.
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bucks the trend dropping more than 1%. fed chair ben bernanke's promise of continued aid and a jump in home sales sparked a rally on wall street. after dropping more than 200 points on monday, the dow soared 115 points on tuesday while the nasdaq rose 13 points. jpmorgan chase says it is cutting 19,000 jobs over the next 2 years. the cuts will mostly come from the consumer banking and mortgage division. jpmorgan is just the latest big bank to shrink its staff. bank of america, citigroup, morgan stanley and goldman sachs all trimmed jobs in 2012. and after a short break, gas prices are on the rise again. aaa says the average cost for a gallon of regular nationwide is now $3.78. that is a 43-cent increase in the last month. bad news, guys. california pays the most at $4.24 a gallon. so very painful to fill up, i'm sure. >> not only california but the bay area is always the most
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expensive. >> i think it's 70-plus cents of tax just on top of it here. >> oh, boy. >> all right. well, that's bad news for us. but hey, some sweet news for the music industry. >> reporter: that's right. sales are up for the first time in 13 years according to the international federation for phonographic industry. overall music sales rose just under .5% from 2011 to 2012. digital sales increased almost 10% last year and music subscription services went up a whopping 44%. it didn't say how many 45s though were sold at this time. so i'll have to get that. back to you. >> we'll check in with our flea market correspondent for that. >> reporter: yes. >> ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com. thank you. beaches are closed near auckland, new zealand today after a fatal shark attack. a 46-year-old swimmer was about 600 feet offshore when he was bit. police rushed to the area and shot at the shark. they think it was about 14 feet
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long and likely a great white. a substitute teacher from san rafael is in line for a whole lot of loot. he is the cousin and only heir to a treasure from nevada. and plenty of armed guards were on hand when part of that treasure was auctioned off. the 69-year-old nevada man who died of heart problems and millions of dollars worth of gold coins in his garage. the first part of the collection to be sold was worth $3.5 million. >> grandpa! >> there you go. i know. >> did you see the armed guards? they weren't fooling around. >> i'm sure a lot of cousins are coming out of the woodwork. >> i remember you. when you're trying to impress people you can sometimes go overboard. people in general. >> here you go. here's an example from the nfl con bine in indianapolis. a player from syracuse university ran an impressive 40- yard dash but not graceful crossing the finish line. he wasn't injured.
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dusted himself off and continued on with the rest of the day's events. it was memorable. >> but it looked like it hurt. >> reminds me of jennifer lawrence at the emmys. >> no. >> oscars. >> not that bad. >> well. >> poor guy. it's 5:56. in the next half hour a water main break floods a san francisco neighborhood. check it out. cars submerged a sinkhole has opened up, as well. how long crews expect the clean- up to take. >> two santa cruz officers killed in the line of duty. new details on the suspect and what led up to the deadly ambush. >> and the pope's final farewell. tens of thousands gather in rome to say good-bye. we'll have a live report from the vatican city when we come back.
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break causes flooding to a dozen hopes. >> the investigation continues after two santa cruz police officers were killed on the job. the chief calls it the darkest day in the department's history. >> good morning. it's wednesday, february 27. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:01. major water damage. streets blocked off at 15th and wawona. a dozen homes affected by the broken water main. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran talked with one neighbor and some other folks there who are cleaning up a mess. going to take some time. >> reporter: the clean-up effort has started. take a look at this car. you can see the damage to the vehicle. about half of it was submerged in water. now, this car is actually one of a dozen affected by the water main b